Men’s mood boards: primary colours for summer

The spring / summer 2014 men’s fashion trends were the first to encourage the use of colour, particularly during the hot months when the skin gets darker, and the tones grow warmer. To be sported one at a time, or in bold combinations, this summer embraces the primary colours’ vibrant core, one more time. We’re talking blue, red, yellow and green, arranged in 4 awesome…

Are you ready for this jelly? Bright, bold, PVC for summer

If it’s so glossy you want to lick it and so rain-proof it would survive the rainiest of music festivals, than you can bet it’s on the radar in 2014. Those clear plastic macs, PVC skirts and transparent jelly shoes are just so eye-catching – and all the more so in bold primary colours. Anna Ewers in the latest issue of Vogue Paris is the…

9 of the best headbands to get you through summer

If the hair trends for summer 2014 taught us anything, it is to definitely try and liven up our favorite hairstyle with some amazing hair accessories. And amoungst these hair accessories, a dainty headband, both pretty and elegant, is perhaps the easiest one to work with for the season. From flowy maxi dresses and sophisticated evening gowns, to boyfriend jeans and basic tees, trust the…

8 of the best bright nail polishes for summer

During summer is when an outfit, no matter how perfectly put together, just doesn’t feel complete without a bright nail polish used to both highlight its attitude, and serve as the ultimate accessory. In between vivid lavender, luminous lemon, sea green and bright neon orange, there are plenty of pretty, beach-worthy shades for every woman to rock as part of her summer 2014 beauty routine.…

Burberry’s literary nomads: spring 2015 men’s

Whenever you fall into the trap of believing something must be wholly new to be brilliant, you need only glance in Christopher Bailey’s direction to be swayed otherwise. In a world where reshaping existing ideas can be the most successful kind of brilliance, Bailey is surely King. Last season’s cartography paved a way to calligraphy. You could almost see the forebearer of the book cover…

The magic of the midi: Dri in yellow

Blogger Dri counts herself as newly obsessed with the midi-length skirt, and it’s easy to see why. One like this – sunny yellow, cut with a split to show a hint of leg as the breeze passes – is both head-turning and elegant at the same time. When I took these photos of Dri, she’d paired it with a simple black camisole and black heels,…
Dri at Tapada das Necessidades
Dri at Tapada das Necessidades
Dri at Tapada das Necessidades
Dri at Tapada das Necessidades
Dri at Tapada das Necessidades
Dri at Tapada das Necessidades
Dri at Tapada das Necessidades
Dri at Tapada das Necessidades

How to wear men’s short shorts this spring

Summertime calls for the liberating experience of wearing shorts and the men’s spring 2014 fashion trends call for shorter styles perhaps as a natural response to the rising temperatures. What started off as a subtle movement in Paris two or three seasons ago, morphed into a proper trend as more and more gentlemen dared express their preference for the short shorts over the past years.…

Fuzzy on the detail: Nair Xavier at ModaLisboa

Menswear can be difficult. To stand out on a runway it needs to find the line between edgy and wearable, and toe it – something Nair Xavier did yesterday during ModaLisboa in Lisbon. Her fuzzy textures were second in visual appeal only to her colour palette: soft egg-shell blue, vibrant cobalt and duck yellow made her menswear collection on-trend yet easy to wear.